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Changes to Brampton Transit PRESTO adult fares starting May 12


Fare change for adult passengers will help fund service improvements and expansion.

BRAMPTON, ON (April 12, 2019) – Council has approved a recommendation by Brampton Transit to change PRESTO adult fares beginning May 12.

Cash fare, all other PRESTO categories (child, youth and senior) and GO co-fare will not be affected by the change.

The following changes will apply to PRESTO adult fares.

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The fare change is projected to generate additional revenues of $1.1 million in 2019 and will help Brampton Transit finance various service improvements and expansion, including:

• Adding five 60 ft. articulated and seven 40 ft. conventional buses to the fleet in 2019.
• Providing an additional 81,000 service hours this year.

Fare reductions are on the way for Brampton seniors. Brampton Transit is working to launch $15 monthly seniors' passes towards the end of this year/early 2020.

For more information on Brampton Transit, visit www.bramptontransit.com.   

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“Our priority is to provide a safe and reliable transit service. With our ridership growth, we’re focusing on adding more buses and frequencies to our routes to provide a better customer experience while using our service. This fare increase will help ensure that our riders have better options for their daily commute.”

- Alex Milojevic, General Manager, Brampton Transit

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